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August 13th, 2019
We meet every Tuesday 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Please join us at Odd Fellows Hall, 218 Concession Street, Kingston ON.

The Rotary Four Way Test

Is it the truth?  Is it fair to all concerned?  Will it build goodwill and better friendships?  Will it be beneficial to all concerned

Rotary Reflection

For food in a world where many walk in hunger
For peace in a world where many walk in fear
For friends in a world where many walk alone
And for the opportunity to serve others through Rotary,
May we be truly thankful!

The Loyal Toast 

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Queen of Canada!

Acknowledgement of Territory

We are gathered on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory. we are grateful to be able to join together in Rotary Fellowship on these lands.
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Meeting Report August 6th, 2019


The meeting opened with the singing of the National Anthem
Guests: Doug van der Horden, guest of the club, Guest Speaker; Jim Rimerson, guest of Greg Mumford; Zoe MacKenzie, past member and guest of Ana Sutherland, and new Friend of Rotary inductee; Sam Boulos, guest of Ana Sutherland
Friends of Rotary: Heather Nogrady
Visiting Rotarians: Tina Bailey, Glenn Warner - Kingston Waterfront
Service Commitments (Makeups):Elizabeth Cohoe - Lunch by George;
Michelle Chatten-Fiedorec, Rick Fiedorec, Rick Frasso, Greta Du Bois Princess Street Promenade; Ana Sutherland, mentoring at Keys

Member Sharing

Fun Master - John Richards

Caught slightly off guard being Fun Master, John improvised some fines;
Who did something exciting on the weekend?  If you didn’t – pay a buck!
If you’re not wearing a name badge or Rotary pin – pay a buck!
Who hasn’t gotten at least 1 auction item?  Pay a buck!
Who didn’t visit our table at the Promenade?  Also pay a buck

Happy/Sad Bucks 

Rick Fiedorec– 13th wedding anniversary this past weekend :)  Went to the Napanee Fair on Friday and went for some nice drives.  Marie Miller’s (Kingston Club) daughter Tianna won her division in singing at the Fair and will also be competing in Kingston in August.
Jackie Blakeney– my sister had great prognosis; son’s 28th birthday; lost my grandmother last week, but got to spend 12 hours alone with her before she passed away, and that was very special.
John Farrow – got 3 new speakers from cruising the Promenade.  34th wedding anniversary!  Got Lori a card at Shopper’s.  When I presented it to her I heard her laughing like crazy – she got me the same card!  Ba dum dum……
Tina Bailey - Nice to be back and catch up.
Rick Frasso – thank you  Rick and Michelle for spending part of your anniversary with us at the Promenade!

Other Communication

Auction: The John, John, and Greg show!
John Richards has 3 gift certs from Response IT.  Ana has 2 more gifts.  Murray has 3 more.
Remember the challenge!
Rick Frasso - Membership;
Rick has been trying to communicate appropriate events around Kingston, so that we can attend and perhaps meet folks who may be interested in our Club.  If  you hear of any events that you think we should be represented at, please let me know and he’ll spread the word.
Zoe MacKenzie, past Club member, was inducted as a Friend of Rotary.  Zoe is a former member who has now come back to us.  Welcome back Zoe!  We'll hear more from you soon.
Elizabeth Cohoe:
This is the last week you can order a shirt for Orange Shirt Day – order form at sign in desk.
John Farrow, Foundation Chair
It is my pleasure to present John Gale with his Paul Harris +3 award.

President's Announcement

President, Ana Sutherland:
The used battery bottle was full last week!  Please bring more to help get more snow suits for kids J
John is working on including the Duty Roster in the weekly bulletin so that you receive only 1 email a week.
Visited South Frontenac Food Bank, Senior’s Day program and Garden program last week.
Supporting New Canadians – this program working is with Keys and is part of the Rotary Centenary projects.  Sam is my ‘mentee’ and he’s here today :)
Michelle has 2 medium ladies golf shirts available – please let her know if you need one! (They’re free :) )
Upcoming Dates/Events
August 14th, 2019 - Auction Committee meeting at Kingston Dodge 5pm
August 27th All Club Members District Governor's meeting at Odd Fellows Hall -Regular Breakfast meeting - Club Directors are asked to stay and meet with DG Gerry Lambert after the meeting 
Sept 15, 2019 Terry Fox Run - 9:30 AM to 1 pm - BBQ Lake Ontario Park 
Sept 25 to Sept 28 Adventures in History 
Sept 30 Orange Shirt Day
Sept 30 Deadline for Nominations for Community Paul Harris Awards
October 23rd, 2019 - Auction Committee meeting at Kingston Dodge 5pm
November 2, 2019 - District Conference in Clayton NY- details to come
July 19th, 2020 - Rotary Centennial Birthday Party at Rotary Park
June 25th, 2021 - Rotary Anniversary Gala, St. Lawrence College 


Pathways to Education Kingston is co-hosting an event this week for parents of children headed to post-secondary education.  If you know someone who would benefit please let them know.
Chase the Ace!
No winner this week!
Meeting notes by Teri Hodges 
Doug van der Horden - Does Human Trafficking Occur in Kingston?
John Farrow introduced our guest speaker, Doug van der Horden, who is here to speak with us about preventing human trafficking in the Kingston area.  You will remember that Doug received a Paul Harris designation from us last year for his work for the last 12 years trying to help prevent human trafficking in this area.  He is a counselor at Ernestown Secondary School, and has held several interesting jobs in the past.
Doug complimented us on the awesome vibe in the room at 7am!  His presentation is usually 3 hours long, so he can only just skim the surface in the next 20 minutes.
Doug has been with the School Board for 12 years, and has had a varied past – military (member of the Vimy Band), pastor, musician, Salvation Army worker in the prisons, and youth worker.  He went back to school when he got out of the military and had a child on the way.  When he was in college, he saw a film called Human Trafficking with Donald Sutherland in it.  At that time, the topic was not anywhere on Doug's radar, but it affected him profoundly and he started to approach anyone he could who worked with folks living on the street – trying to learn more about it.
Human Trafficking is such a complex issue.  The Alliance for Action committee was formed locally in an effort to get the attention of the police and the major crimes unit.  The Chair of the group approached the police chief and they had their first meeting after three years of trying to get together with the Police – the police knew nothing.  It was not on their radar either, and they didn’t have the resources to deal with it.  Alliance for Action had been looking into trafficking for 4 years, and the police were more than willing to listen to them and learn.
What exactly is human trafficking?  In simple terms, it is the illegal sale of human beings like commodities in order to meet a demand for forced labour or sexual slavery.  It's different than human smuggling, where people pay to get into a country illegally, although once there these smuggled people are very vulnerable to being trafficked.  Every 30 seconds worldwide someone becomes a victim of human trafficking.  Victims are being forced, even if they’re being paid.  The psychological bond with the trafficker is SO strong, it’s very hard for younger, disadvantaged youth to break free.  The average age of someone being trafficked is 12 to 15 years, and there have been local cases, some of which are still working there way through the courts. Girls represent between 70-80% of trafficked people, and it doesn’t necessarily mean transporting them far away.  Sometimes these girls are being given a roof over their heads and are being pimped out, right here, in the Kingston area.  The 401 corridor is a trafficking artery (Doug has done presentations to the En Route staffs and managers).
5 years ago, Timea Nagy, a survivor and advocate came to speak with in Kingston and at Kingston General Hospital, and awareness has been building. Alliance for Action is no longer a working group, but Doug is still going.  CBC Radio reported that the best way to combat trafficking is to educate our young people.  Doug and others have been presenting to kids grade 7 and 8 and up to increase their awareness.
There are 2 types of trafficking:  domestic or international.  Doug focuses on domestic – within this country and our neighbourhoods.  We he asks within his school how many people thought trafficking was happening within our country, province?  Sure!  Within our community? People answer no, it’s not happening in our community – but guess what?  It is!  Social media facilitates reach-outs from traffickers in large cities.  Doug related a story of one group home kid who was moved to another city.  She disappeared and , couldn’t find her anywhere, and surfaced eventually over social media and because of the education we’re doing, her friend identified a  false reach-out and a ‘sting’ operation was organized.  In Odessa!
Cops got the girl back, and it was traced to a prostitution ring in Toronto.
There are 3 types of pimps: a prevalent one is the Romeo pimp– a few years older than the girls and works at winning them over and builds an online relationship with them.  Then they isolate them from their family and friends and introduce them to the sex trade.  It's really hard to get the girls back at this point. Videos are often used for blackmailing.  Then Romeo asks a favour……  just this one time. This is the type of pimp that is seen most often.
Doug asks the kids – what do you think a pimp looks like?  There are the stereotypically dressed ones (big hat, fur coat, cane, gold jewelry, etc.), but a lot of them are young, average-looking women!  You wouldn't pick them out in a crowd.
President Ana Sutherland thanked Doug for his very enthusiastic and informative presentation on this disturbing topic……
Who do you call if you suspect someone is being trafficked?  The Canadian Human Trafficking Crisis Number is 1-833-900-1010.  You can also contact Kingston Police or Victims Services at 613-548-4834.  You can follow Doug's work on Facebook at; https://www.facebook.com/fast.kingston/?ref=bookmarks
Bingo Schedule Apr 2019 - Mar 2020

Schedule April 2019 - March 2020

Day DateTimeVolunteerVolunteer
Thursday April 11, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecHoward Lee
Thursday April 11, 201910:00 PMGreg MumfordPatty LeCollier
Thursday April 25, 20196:00 PMElizabeth CohoeRobert Reid
Thursday April 25, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecTerri Hodges
Thursday May 02, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecJohn Gale
Thursday May 02, 201910:00 PMJohn Farrow
Bill Egnatoff
Thursday May 16, 20196:00 PMRobert ReidHeather Kembel
Thursday May 16, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecAnita Mercier
Thursday June 06, 20196:00 PMElizabeth CohoeHoward Lee
Thursday June 06, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecJohn Richards
Thursday June 20, 20198:00 PMJohn GaleGreg Mumford
Thursday July 04, 20196:00 PMHeather KembelHoward Lee
Thursday July 04, 20198:00 PMHakeem SubairJohn Farrow
Thursday July 18, 20196:00 PMMartin ThomasGreta Du Bois
Thursday July 18, 20198:00 PMJohn RichardsGreg Mumford
Thursday Aug 01, 20196:00 PMHeather KembelHoward Lee
Thursday Aug 01, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecJohn Gale
Thursday Aug 29, 201910:00 PMJohn FarrowMurray Cotton
Thursday Sept 05, 20198:00 PMHakeem SubairRick Fiedorec
Thursday Sept 05, 201910:00 PM  
Thursday Sept 19, 20196:00 PMMurray CottonRobert Reid
Thursday Sept 19, 20198:00 PMRick Fiedorec 
Thursday Oct 03, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecMurray Cotton
Thursday Oct 03, 201910:00 PMBill Egnatoff 
Thursday Oct 24, 20196:00 PMMartin ThomasJohn Richards
Thursday Oct 24, 20198:00 PMRick Fiedorec 
Thursday Oct 31, 20196:00 PMElizabeth Cohoe 
Thursday Oct 31, 20198:00 PMRick Fiedorec 
Thursday Nov 14, 20196:00 PMRobert ReidJohn Richards
Thursday Nov 14, 20198:00 PMRick Fiedorec 
Thursday Dec 12, 20196:00 PMRobert ReidHeather Kembel
Thursday Dec 12, 20198:00 PMRick Fiedorec 
Thursday Dec 26, 20196:00 PM  
Thursday Dec 26, 20198:00 PMBill Egnatoff 
Thursday Jan 02, 20206:00 PM  
Thursday Jan 09, 20206:00 PM  
Thursday Jan 09, 20208:00 PMJohn RichardsRick Fiedorec
Thursday Jan 23, 20206:00 PM  
Thursday Feb 06, 20206:00 PM  
Thursday Feb 06, 20208:00 PM  
Thursday Feb 27, 20206:00 PM  
Thursday Feb 27, 20208:00 PM  
Thursday Mar 12, 20208:00 PM  
Thursday Mar 12, 202010:00 PM  
Thursday Mar 26, 20206:00 PM  
Thursday Mar 26, 20208:00 PM  

Please send updates to Greg Mumford.
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